Diploma In UK Employment Law Online Course

Learn The Overview Of Uk Employment Law

Diploma In UK Employment Law Online Course

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Learn The Overview Of Uk Employment Law 

This course will give you an overview of UK employment law. You will learn how the law affects employers and workers across many domains, from recruitment to redundancy. The course draws on key pieces of legislation, presented alongside easy-to-read explanations that communicate the practical implications of employment law in the workplace. Beginning with a straightforward overview of the areas addressed by employment law, it then moves into highly specific areas including sick leave and disciplinary procedures.

This course will provide you not only with a better understanding of your rights within the workplace, but it will also be invaluable if you employ staff. Anyone who employs one or more people to work for them must fulfil their duties under the law, and this course will provide you with an excellent overview of the points you need to consider. It will also be useful to those considering working as trade union representatives or thinking of a career in this field.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

  • An overview of what is covered by employment law and how a working knowledge of legislation benefits all those in the workplace.
  • How the law strives to ensure that employers recruit staff in a lawful manner in such a way that minimises discrimination and results in the best possible worker selection.
  • How and when contracts of employment become legally binding, the different types of terms a contract may contain, how terms and conditions may be changed, and what happens when either party breaches a contract.
  • How workers should be paid, how much they are entitled to receive under National Minimum Wage laws and how other benefits such as cars and childcare must be managed and taxed.
  • How employers may legally discipline, dismiss and make redundant workers who fail to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner or whose skills are no longer required.
  • The importance of health and safety in the workplace and the responsibilities of both employers and workers in upholding acceptable standards to minimise risk of injury and illness.
  • Under what circumstances workers may take time off work when having or adopting a baby, and their entitlement when it comes to pay and general employment rights.
  • How sick leave is dealt with in the workplace, under what circumstances a worker will receive Statutory Sick Pay (SPP), and the role of fit notes.
  • The extent to which employers are legally entitled to monitor their workers, and the importance of close adherence to the Data Protection Act 1998 in the handling and processing of personal data.
  • How grievances and disputes ought to be handled in the workplace, from informal conversations through to conciliation processes and employment tribunals.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of UK Employment Law
  2. Comprehensive 10 module Accredited Certificate In UK Employment Law Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading UK Employment Law experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

All CoursesForSuccess.com modules are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this or any of our business and law courses, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: What Is Employment Law?

  • What is meant by the term ‘employment law’;
  • Who should learn the basic foundations of employment law;
  • How workers will benefit from acquiring a basic understanding of employment law;
  • The main areas employment law addresses, and how it affects workers and employers in the workplace;

Module 2: The Recruitment Process

  • Why those recruiting new workers must be aware of laws and codes of best practice surrounding recruitment;
  • The Equality Act 2010, and how it is relevant to the selection process;
  • The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and how it influences the selection of candidates with a criminal record;
  • The Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, and who is eligible to work in the UK;

Module 3: Contracts Of Employment

  • What is meant by the term ‘contract of employment’, and why it is important to understand how they work;
  • How a contract of employment should be drawn up, and how it can be enforced;
  • What should be specified within a contract of employment;
  • How various classes or ‘types’ of worker differ from one another, in terms of rights and status, together with the implications for a contract;

Module 4: Wages & Benefits

  • An overview of the National Minimum Wage, the National Living Wage, and how the amounts vary for people of various ages;
  • Why every worker must be given payslips, and the information that must be printed on a payslip;
  • The function of PAYE forms, specifically P45, P60 and P11D;
  • How tips should be handled at work;

Module 5: Disciplinary Action, Dismissal & Redundancy

  • What is meant by the term ‘disciplinary action’;
  • The stages that employers should adhere to, when undertaking disciplinary action;
  • The rights of a worker with regards to disciplinary action and dismissal;
  • What is meant by the term ‘redundancy’;

Module 6: Health & Safety

  • Why health and safety are important considerations in the workplace;
  • The purpose and content of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974;
  • How employers and workers need to comply with the act on a day-to-day basis;
  • Specific risks that need to be taken into account, such as those relating to electricity and working with harmful substances;

Module 7: Parental Rights

  • How maternity leave and maternity pay work, who is eligible to receive it, and how it is claimed;
  • How paternity leave and paternity pay are implemented, and who is eligible to claim it;
  • How adoption leave is granted, and who is eligible to claim it;
  • How Shared Parental Leave and Shared Parental Pay are awarded;

Module 8: Sick Leave

  • The purpose of sick leave, and when it is appropriate for a worker to take it;
  • The documents that a worker must submit when they take sick leave, including ‘fit notes’ and self-certification documents;
  • How Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) works, and how much a worker may receive;
  • How long-term sickness should be dealt with in the workplace;

Module 9: Workplace Monitoring and Data Protection

  • Why an employer might wish to monitor their workers’ activities;
  • Under what conditions an employer may monitor their workers;
  • Examples of specific kinds of monitoring, and how they may be used in a lawful manner;
  • The role of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), in upholding privacy and security with regards to data;

Module 10: Resolving Grievances and Disputes and Employment Tribunals

  • How grievances and disputes should be resolved in the workplace;
  • What an employment tribunal does, and the kinds of cases that it typically reviews;
  • The role of ACAS and the ‘Early Conciliation’ service;
  • How a claimant may pursue a case, should the ‘Early Conciliation’ service fail to resolve the issue;

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Learn The Overview Of Uk Employment Law 

This course will give you an overview of UK employment law. You will learn how the law affects employers and workers across many domains, from recruitment to redundancy. The course draws on key pieces of legislation, presented alongside easy-to-read explanations that communicate the practical implications of employment law in the workplace. Beginning with a straightforward overview of the areas addressed by employment law, it then moves into highly specific areas including sick leave and disciplinary procedures.

This course will provide you not only with a better understanding of your rights within the workplace, but it will also be invaluable if you employ staff. Anyone who employs one or more people to work for them must fulfil their duties under the law, and this course will provide you with an excellent overview of the points you need to consider. It will also be useful to those considering working as trade union representatives or thinking of a career in this field.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

  • An overview of what is covered by employment law and how a working knowledge of legislation benefits all those in the workplace.
  • How the law strives to ensure that employers recruit staff in a lawful manner in such a way that minimises discrimination and results in the best possible worker selection.
  • How and when contracts of employment become legally binding, the different types of terms a contract may contain, how terms and conditions may be changed, and what happens when either party breaches a contract.
  • How workers should be paid, how much they are entitled to receive under National Minimum Wage laws and how other benefits such as cars and childcare must be managed and taxed.
  • How employers may legally discipline, dismiss and make redundant workers who fail to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner or whose skills are no longer required.
  • The importance of health and safety in the workplace and the responsibilities of both employers and workers in upholding acceptable standards to minimise risk of injury and illness.
  • Under what circumstances workers may take time off work when having or adopting a baby, and their entitlement when it comes to pay and general employment rights.
  • How sick leave is dealt with in the workplace, under what circumstances a worker will receive Statutory Sick Pay (SPP), and the role of fit notes.
  • The extent to which employers are legally entitled to monitor their workers, and the importance of close adherence to the Data Protection Act 1998 in the handling and processing of personal data.
  • How grievances and disputes ought to be handled in the workplace, from informal conversations through to conciliation processes and employment tribunals.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of UK Employment Law
  2. Comprehensive 10 module Accredited Certificate In UK Employment Law Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading UK Employment Law experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

All CoursesForSuccess.com modules are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this or any of our business and law courses, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: What Is Employment Law?

  • What is meant by the term ‘employment law’;
  • Who should learn the basic foundations of employment law;
  • How workers will benefit from acquiring a basic understanding of employment law;
  • The main areas employment law addresses, and how it affects workers and employers in the workplace;

Module 2: The Recruitment Process

  • Why those recruiting new workers must be aware of laws and codes of best practice surrounding recruitment;
  • The Equality Act 2010, and how it is relevant to the selection process;
  • The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and how it influences the selection of candidates with a criminal record;
  • The Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, and who is eligible to work in the UK;

Module 3: Contracts Of Employment

  • What is meant by the term ‘contract of employment’, and why it is important to understand how they work;
  • How a contract of employment should be drawn up, and how it can be enforced;
  • What should be specified within a contract of employment;
  • How various classes or ‘types’ of worker differ from one another, in terms of rights and status, together with the implications for a contract;

Module 4: Wages & Benefits

  • An overview of the National Minimum Wage, the National Living Wage, and how the amounts vary for people of various ages;
  • Why every worker must be given payslips, and the information that must be printed on a payslip;
  • The function of PAYE forms, specifically P45, P60 and P11D;
  • How tips should be handled at work;

Module 5: Disciplinary Action, Dismissal & Redundancy

  • What is meant by the term ‘disciplinary action’;
  • The stages that employers should adhere to, when undertaking disciplinary action;
  • The rights of a worker with regards to disciplinary action and dismissal;
  • What is meant by the term ‘redundancy’;

Module 6: Health & Safety

  • Why health and safety are important considerations in the workplace;
  • The purpose and content of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974;
  • How employers and workers need to comply with the act on a day-to-day basis;
  • Specific risks that need to be taken into account, such as those relating to electricity and working with harmful substances;

Module 7: Parental Rights

  • How maternity leave and maternity pay work, who is eligible to receive it, and how it is claimed;
  • How paternity leave and paternity pay are implemented, and who is eligible to claim it;
  • How adoption leave is granted, and who is eligible to claim it;
  • How Shared Parental Leave and Shared Parental Pay are awarded;

Module 8: Sick Leave

  • The purpose of sick leave, and when it is appropriate for a worker to take it;
  • The documents that a worker must submit when they take sick leave, including ‘fit notes’ and self-certification documents;
  • How Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) works, and how much a worker may receive;
  • How long-term sickness should be dealt with in the workplace;

Module 9: Workplace Monitoring and Data Protection

  • Why an employer might wish to monitor their workers’ activities;
  • Under what conditions an employer may monitor their workers;
  • Examples of specific kinds of monitoring, and how they may be used in a lawful manner;
  • The role of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), in upholding privacy and security with regards to data;

Module 10: Resolving Grievances and Disputes and Employment Tribunals

  • How grievances and disputes should be resolved in the workplace;
  • What an employment tribunal does, and the kinds of cases that it typically reviews;
  • The role of ACAS and the ‘Early Conciliation’ service;
  • How a claimant may pursue a case, should the ‘Early Conciliation’ service fail to resolve the issue;

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 070NSA199
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime access to course material
Time required: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate of Completion

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